Tag: New Westminster

Community Events

More Open Houses for Brunette Interchange Proposed Upgrade

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is holding two additional open houses regarding the future Brunette Interchange on Highway 1. The information at the open houses will be the same information that was presented at the first two open houses held on this project in early November. Members of the public are welcome to attend […]

Food and Drink

My New Westminster Foodie Crawl

After my very successful foodie adventure in downtown Vancouver, I decided it would be fun to do a round-up of the places I like to eat while in New Westminster so I arranged all my client meetings from last week to be held in New Westminster eateries. Let me begin by saying that there are […]

Food and Drink

Foodie Adventures in New Westminster

If I were to do a foodie crawl through New Westminster, which cheap eats, food joints would you like to see me include? Right off the bat I am thinking of: The Big Star Sandwich Co, The Spud Shack, The Terminal, River’s Reach Wally’s (yes or no? seeing as they are not unique to New […]

Food and Drink

Take Five Cafe Take Two; Day 10 NaBloPoMo

Ironically I had to “take five” out of my busy schedule in order to re-visit the newest location of the Take Five Cafe in New Westminster’s Brewery District development. And I can say that I am glad I did. On my first visit I had the medium sized Americano. As I said in my previous […]

Theatre

The Burr Theatre Becomes The Columbia

Wondering why the people who bought the Burr Theatre are changing the name to The Columbia? Well, they are changing the name back to what the theatre’s name was before it was the Burr Theatre; The Columbia. Today I saw Doug, one of the crew working on The Columbia’s renovation. He informed me that the carpet is […]

Theatre

The Burr Theatre Becomes The Columbia

A couple of weeks ago I was cruising along Columbia Street through downtown New Westminster and noticed a flurry of work going on around the Burr Theatre. I have long wondered what was happening with this iconic New West landmark so I wheeled into a parking spot, grabbed my camera and headed inside. As soon […]

Theatre

Lafflines at The Columbia (nee the Burr) Theatre

I was cruising along Columbia Street in New Westminster this afternoon when I saw a flurry of work going on around the entrance to what I have always known as the Burr Theatre. I have seen the “Lafflines Coming Soon” sign out front of the theatre and have been wondering what was going on inside […]

Life Musings

New Westminster Youth Centre

Some ten years ago the youth of New Westminster started to make noise about the city’s need for a facility where young people could gather and hang out. Knowing how New Westminster is notoriously short of land to build public facilities, one of the biggest questions was where to put a Youth Centre. The solution was somewhat […]